Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 – 3rd Annual Report

Press Release from Dept. of Health, Ireland Third Annual Report of notifications in accordance with the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas The third annual report on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 has been laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas as required under…

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Open letter to EU Commission about Health Policy and programmes

Open letter to EU Commission – Health Policy and Programmes To: Jean-Claude Juncker, President, European Commission cc: Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President, European Commission,  Vytenis Andruikaitis, Commissioner, DG Health & Food Safety, Günther Oettinger, Commissioner, DG Budget & Human Resources, Carlos Moedas, Commissioner, Research, Science & Innovation EU Health Collaboration is crucial for Europe’s future Dear…

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Measles Outbreak in Romania – a Wake-up Call for Europe

Press release Measles Outbreak in Romania – a Wake-up Call for Europe 11 May 2017 – Currently Romania is experiencing the largest measles outbreak in the European Union with 4.800 measles cases and 24 deaths as of 30 April 2017. This should be a wake up call for all European countries. The European Institute of…

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Europe listens to the citizens’ voice

PRESS RELEASE Europe listens to the citizens’ voice Saturday 24th September 2016 On Saturday in eight countries across Europe hundreds of citizens met to discuss and vote simultaneously on what European citizens think about epidemic and pandemic preparedness and response. The consultation meetings are part of a European Research project called ASSET which focuses on…

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66th session – WHO Regional Committee for Europe

Event 66th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe The 66th session will open on Monday, 12 Sept. 2016, at 09:00 and close on Thurs., 15 September 2016,  evening. The session will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, at the Regional Office for Europe. Venue address: WHO Regional Office for Europe UN City Marmorvej 51…

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The European Institute of Women’s Health calls make a pledge for parity.

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Celebrating International Women’s Day 2016, the European Institute of Women’s Health calls on both key stakeholders and citizens of Europe to make a pledge for parity. International Women’s Day is held on the 8th of March each year throughout the world to celebrate women’s contributions and achievements and to call…

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Celebrating World COPD Day 2015

 PRESS RELEASE  – For Immediate Release Celebrating World COPD Day,  the European Institute of Women’s Health  highlights it’s not too late to improve respiratory health in Europe Since 2002,  World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day raises awareness and works to improve care of COPD through events and campaigns in over 50 countries on the…

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Patient centred community care – a reality?

Make patient centred community care a reality How we develop sustainable patient centric community care policies and still meet the demands of key stakeholders was a key question at the heart of the discussions at Health First conference on ‘Making Patient-centred community care a Reality’. In collaboration with the Latvian Presidency of the EU, the…

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FORUM ON THE FUTURE OF GENDER EQUALITY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION!

EVENT FORUM ON THE FUTURE OF GENDER EQUALITY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION! The European Commission is running an event of two days of interactive discussion with other stakeholders on achieving gender equality in Europe. This dialogue will be translated into defining priority areas for political action to take place over the coming years. The Gender…

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EU:Commission to fight poverty and help most vulnerable

Commission commits €3.8 billion to fight poverty in Europe The Commission finalised the process of adoption of all national Operational Programmes implementing funding for European Aid worth 3.8 billion euro in non-financial assistance to those most in need. FEAD gives Member States valuable support in efforts to help Europe’s most vulnerable,those worst affected by the…

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